Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:30PM at the Ashbury College Theatre, 362 Mariposa Ave, Rockcliffe Park, ON, Canada
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 6:00-9:30PM at the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON, Canada
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 5PM at The Gorge Cinema, 43 Mill St. West, Elora, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 22, 2019 from 1 PM - 3 PM at The Regent Theatre, 224 Main St., Picton, Ontario
Thursday, February, 21, 2019 from 6 PM - 8 PM at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 6 PM – 8:30 PM at Memorial University of Newfoundland – Signal Hill Campus Room B2007, Emera Innovation Exchange 100 Signal Hill Road
Fifty years ago, Kirsten Acker's grandparents embarked on their coast to coast to coast journey across Canada in a Model A Ford. Today, Kirsten reflects on her own journey onboard Canada C3, how it has impacted her life and brought her full circle to a deeper connection with her family and her heritage.
“Leg 10 had maintained a precious heaviness in my chest that I did not want to lose, and I was afraid that stepping off the ship would mean stepping back into my regular life, that everything I had seen, heard, learned, and felt would fade into memory as other trips do, and that nothing would change…”
Visual artist and university lecturer Soheila Esfahani grew up in Iran, moving to Canada in 1992, during the 125th anniversary of Confederation. It was therefore quite fitting that she should find herself in Charlottetown, the birthplace of Confederation, on Canada Day, 25 years later during leg 4 of Canada C3. She explains how C3 impacted her art practice.
Uluriak Amarualik is based in Resolute, Nunavut. She is the granddaughter of survivors of the The High Arctic relocation that took place during the Cold War. Here she tells her life-story to artist Leslie Reid while travelling on board the Canada C3 expedition, following the same route through the Northwest Passage that her grandparents took 65 years ago.
In 2017, high school science teacher Josée Pennober participated in Canada C3. She returned fired up from her experience and ready to encourage her students to take further action. Read more about the school Ambassadors Committee and how they have been making a difference in their community below.
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the passing of Chanie Wenjack, a 12 year old Ojibwe Anishinaabe boy who died trying to run away from residential school in Ontario. His death sparked an inquest and began to raise ethical questions about the impact of residential schools on Indigenous peoples. This impact continues to reverberate throughout Canada today. This is why a number of Indigenous participants, such as Lillian Howard hesitated to join Canada C3. Here she is in her own words.